magazine 26 Aug 2021
Food fight: the latest edition of Shares looks at the desperate battle among the delivery platforms for market share and whether they will ever turn a profit.
Also in the digital magazine, how Terry Smith may finally be warming to Amazon, the latest on Sainsbury’s amid bid speculation as well as the second in a three-part series on the FTSE 250 index.
Find out about the consumer downturn threatening economic recovery and why weaker copper output might lift the mining sector.
Plus, examining the likelihood of an 8% hike in the state pension and the lowdown on how to invest for kids with investment ideas to fit a younger generation.
‘Soft’ data from the US and the UK suggest consumers are growing wary
A recovery in prices of the red metal could lift a beaten up sector
North American funds struggle to keep pace with a surging market
PayPal selects UK for first crypto foray outside the US
Fundsmith founder buys shares for his personal portfolio
Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team are thinking about today
Despite lots of turbulence the developing world has delivered superior growth over the decades
This market may be growing rapidly but competition for a slice of it is extremely fierce
Shares explains why you should invest for your offspring’s future and discusses how to do it
Analysing stocks by valuation and dividends and flagging the best performing mid cap funds
If the triple lock is maintained payments could be in for a bumper increase
Worth examining why a company or trust is repurchasing shares
JPMorgan Smaller Companies has proven itself a stock-picking winner
We're staying positive on the insurance firm as its transformation continues
Transformed toilet rolls-to-wet wipes manufacturer has increased scale and is ready to clean up in a post-Covid market
We believe there is more good news to come from the grocery chain
Raised guidance and record order book support our investment case
The precious metal has performed poorly of late but there are catalysts which could see it shine again
What you should and shouldn’t do if you’re staying invested in retirement